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Collect patient email addresses; important for federal incentive and penalty programs, and more

It is important to record a valid email address for every patient for the following reasons: Patients with an email address automatically receive an invitation to activate a My UK HealthCare patient portal account. Patients can use the online portal to pay all UK HealthCare invoices, a service that has been highly requested. Secure messaging […]

Chicken Alfredo for the Soul

A 13-year-old arrived at Chandler Hospital with what his family thought was bronchitis. They were devastated to discover that their son, a normally active kid who loved to play soccer, had leukemia. They found some comfort, however, in the warmth and dedication of his health care team. In particular, Kevin Bonfield, MD, a resident in […]

When winter weather hits, know your Plan B status

In the event that winter weather hits Lexington, be prepared by knowing your Plan B status and staying up to date with notifications on the Weather Event Communication Board. Remember your Plan B status If the university enacts Plan B, be sure you understand your role at UK HealthCare – designated, designated but able to work remotely, […]